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  • Duties of a lady's maid
  • Subjects: lady's maids,

    • 1. The duties of a lady's maid; with directions for conduct, and numerous receipts for the toilette.
      16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [1-5] 6-328   frontis engr  
      GB:   LB   *WYoLUB  

      The frontispiece engraving is by J. Phelps, taken from a painting by H. Fradalle or Fraddle. It is entitled "Belinda at her toilet', and shows a scene inspired by Alexander Pope's mock epic "The Rape of the Lock'.

  • Duties of servants
  • Subjects: servants, duties: general,

    • 1. The duties of servants / a practical guide to the routine of domestic service / by the author of "Manners and rules of good society".

      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii [1] 2-119  
      GB:   *OPo(F)  

      Binding: brown cloth.
      According to the preface, this work is intended equally for mistresses and servants.

    • 2. — [Another edition, 1894]
      GB:   LB   LoEN  

      The BMCat cites an edition of "The duties of servants. A practical guide ... by a member of the aristocracy, author of "Manners and Rules of Good Society;" etc.' as published London: F. Warne & Co 1894.

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